Prodr. 456 (1810) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: rare (r)
Dioecious herb or weak procumbent undershrub to c. 15 cm high; branches with two lateral longitudinal ridges. Leaves with petiole 1–3 mm long; lamina narrow-elliptic to narrow-obovate, or oblong, 6–12 mm long, 3–6 mm wide, lower surface smooth, not papillate, base cuneate to attenuate, somewhat decurrent, margin slightly revolute, apex obtuse to acute. Inflorescence 1-flowered; flowers unisexual. Calyx 3–5 mm long, lobes narrow-ovate; corolla 4–8 mm long, tube 3–4.8 mm long, longer than lobes, lobes ovate to elliptic, obtuse, outer surface glabrous, inner surface sparsely hairy in tube and on basal half of lobes, hairs thick and crinkled; stamens inserted in throat of corolla-tube. Capsules 5–9 mm long. Flowers spring.
EGL, EGU. Also Qld, NSW. Confined in Victoria to heathland and heathy lowland forests near Mallacoota in the far east.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|East Gippsland Lowlands||present||native|
|East Gippsland Uplands||present||native|
|New South Wales|